26 Horror Movies on Hulu That Are Scary Good
October 12, 2022
The horror genre as a whole tends to get a lot more hype this time of the year—but we like to celebrate spooky season all year long.
No matter what flavor of thrilling, breathtaking, spine-tingling, and stomach-churning horror you crave—you’ll find all of the must-watch horror movies of the season on Hulu.
From new horror movies like Hellraiser to bone-chilling classics like The Exorcism of Emily Rose, check out the best horror movies on Hulu streaming now.
Best Scary Movies on Hulu
1. Hellraiser (2022)
A reimagining of Clive Barker’s 1987 classic horror film, the Hulu Original horror film, Hellraiser, stars Jamie Clayton as the iconic horror villain, Pinhead. Watch along as another unsuspecting victim messes with the Lament Configuration and unleashes the Cenobites.
Watch other installments from the Hellraiser franchise, including Hellraiser: Deader*, Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth*, and Hellraiser: Hellworld* now on Hulu.
*Hellraiser: Deader, Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth, and Hellraiser: Hellworld requires CINEMAX® on Hulu add-on subscription.
2. The Resort
In The Resort, a group of friends travel to a small remote island in Hawaii in search of the “Half-Faced Girl.” Although they find what they’re looking for, they quickly learn that it’s best to leave evil entities alone.
Watch: The Resort
Enid is a film censor editor who gets assigned to review an eerie video that oddly mirrors her own life and suppressed childhood memories. The more she begins to unravel her past, the more she realizes this film might be directly related to her sister’s disappearance.
The poverty-stricken Kim family isn’t above scheming and swindling people to get by. When the opportunity presents itself to lie about their credentials to a wealthy family looking for in-home help, the Kims take advantage and slowly infiltrate their home. How long can they keep their lies going before they get caught?
5. Black Swan
Ballet is Nina’s true passion and reason for living. When her artistic director decides to replace his prima ballerina for a production of Swan Lake, Nina finds herself in competition with newcomer, Lily. The two form a dark friendship—bringing out Nina’s evil side.
Watch: Black Swan
6. Blair Witch
Blair Witch is the third installment in the Blair Witch series and the sequel to the 1999 cult classic horror movie, The Blair Witch Project. In this film, a man and a group of friends explore the Black Hills Forest in search of answers surrounding his sister’s disappearance. As the night progresses, they find the answers they’re looking for. Now, they just have to make it out alive.
Watch: Blair Witch
Fed up with dating apps, Noa falls head over heels when she meets a charming and handsome guy at the grocery store. The two exchange numbers and Noa agrees to a romantic weekend getaway after only having just one date. But, it won’t take long for her to realize she’s made a grave mistake.
Watch Sebastian Stan (star of Pam & Tommy) play a spine-shivering killer in the Hulu Original, Fresh.
A near fatal overdose almost takes the life of Laura Birch when she becomes infected by a mysterious disease. Birch moves home to her mother’s house in an attempt to recuperate, but instead discovers a terrifying secret about her mom, hometown, and herself.
When hysterical parents bring a horrifying internet meme to life, a pair of teen siblings take matters into their own hands.
10. My Friend Dahmer
The story of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is almost too sick and twisted to believe. Don’t miss the Jeffrey Dahmer movie, My Friend Dahmer—a biographical psychological thriller based on true events—landing on Hulu Saturday, October 15.
Watch: My Friend Dahmer
11. False Positive
Lucy and her husband Adrian have been trying to conceive for two years without success and decide to seek out the best doctor in New York City to begin fertility treatments. The couple’s hopes couldn’t be higher when they begin working with their dream doctor, Dr. Hindle. That is, until Lucy finally becomes pregnant and discovers a horrifying truth.
Watch: False Positive
Depraved is a modern yet haunting take on one of the most classic horror films of all time—Frankenstein. In this film, a troubled surgeon makes a living person from scratch using discarded body parts.
13. Wrinkles the Clown
Wrinkles the Clown is the story of a viral YouTube video gone horribly wrong. Watch the mayhem unfold in this thriller documentary about a real-life clown phenomenon.
Watch: Wrinkles the Clown
Peter Rake is an entitled celebrity chef who attempts to escape a scandal by retreating to a family vacation house nestled deep in the woods. Little does Peter know, revenge is waiting for him where he least expects it.
When a concerned public school teacher notices signs of possible abuse in one of her students, she takes it upon herself to figure out what’s going on at home. She never could have anticipated what she would find behind closed doors.
Blade is a dark superhero franchise based on the Marvel Comics about a vampire hunter with supernatural powers.
All three Blade movies, Blade, Blade II, and Blade: Trinity are coming to Hulu on Saturday, October 1—perfect for a Halloween movie night marathon.
17. The Exorcism of Emily Rose
When Emily Rose died during an exorcism, the family priest who performed it was put on trial for negligent homicide. On top of skin-raising horrifying moments, The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a chilling story about the crossroads of religion and reason.
Watch: The Exorcism of Emily Rose
18. Fright Night
Teenage horror junkie Charley Brewester is convinced his new neighbor is a vampire. When no one else believes him, Charley turns to a has-been TV vampire killer for help.
Watch: Fright Night
19. Annabelle: Creation
In this second installment of the Annabelle movie franchise, a toy maker and his wife welcome a nun and her group of orphaned girls into their home. Horror soon strikes when one of the girls finds a sinister doll in an abandoned room.
Watch: Annabelle: Creation
20. Books of Blood
Books of Blood is a mystery horror flick that tells the stories of three people connected through space and time. This is a must-watch if you like horror films that make you think.
Watch: Books of Blood
21. I’m Just F*cking With You
While staying at a motel in the middle of nowhere en route to a wedding, an adult brother and sister endure a night of increasingly horrifying practical jokes in this Hulu Original movie.
Watch: I’m Just F*cking With You
Chloe was born and raised in isolation by her mom, Diane. As she gets older, Chloe begins to uncover her mother’s dark secrets.
23. The Lodge
When Aidan and Mia’s dad must take off for work, his new girlfriend, Grace, agrees to stay with the kids. While he’s gone, a blizzard traps his family inside while Grace’s dark past haunts them.
Watch: The Lodge
Rose takes an offer for free room and board from a small college town professor. The only catch? She has to look after the professor’s wife, who also happens to be a famous horror writer.
25. Bad Hair
Set in the late 80s, Bad Hair is a horror satire about a woman who gets a weave in order to get noticed in a career where image is everything. However, she quickly learns that beauty sometimes comes with a cost when her new hair gets a mind of its own.
Watch: Bad Hair
Everyone’s worst nightmare comes true for a pair of co-workers when they get stuck in an elevator for an entire weekend. At first, the two teeter on a romantic connection, but things go south as they become more vulnerable.